Home Tips

Jan. 22, 2019

Choosing the Right Refrigerator

Refrigerators The standard guide to select a refrigerator size is to allow for 4 to 6 cubic feet per adult in the household. This is the first thing you should determine before buying a fridge. I suggest you consider the size of your family and allow for a little more extra ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Is It Included?

When you buy a home, do you know what will come with it?

kitchenDo you get to keep all the appliances, the art on the walls or the bird bath in the garden? Determining what will stay with the home and what will go with the seller will vary from ...

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Jan. 16, 2019

Emotional Roller Coaster

Emotional highs and lowsIf you should find yourself in a divorce situation or needing to divest the property of a deceased family member, it can be a bumpy ride, even though it shouldn't be. Here are a few points to consider if you find yourself in such a situation:

  1. I had clients ...
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Jan. 3, 2019

Is Feng Shui for You?


Bring Peace into your HomeAre you planning on re-decorating your home to get it ready to sell? Or, are you looking for ways to improve life in your home? In the modern world, it's hard to find peace in our busy lives. Your home is your sanctuary and should be a place of ...

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Jan. 3, 2019

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Listing/Selling

Everyone makes mistakes—even the most seasoned real estate professionals. Perhaps what sets the great listing agents apart from the not-so-great ones is that that they learned from their mistakes early on.

Here are six common home-selling mistakes that new real estate agents face:

  1. Mispricing a Home. Especially at the upper ...
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Nov. 24, 2018

Do Something for Yourself and Your Neighbors

There are two important things everyone should be on top of in the winter time and which inure to one’s own benefit!

1. Have Shovel, Clear Walkways

It is easy to ignore everything but your own driveway and sidewalk after a heavy snowfall. I mean, who even wants to spend ...

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Sept. 24, 2018

Tenants, Landlords, and Marijuana

Marijuana, Landlords, & TenantsYes, it is legal to use marijuana products in Massachusetts; but that does not give you the right to smoke it wherever you want. Wherever smoking cigarettes is restricted, marijuana, too, is restricted. Therefore, if your landlord does not allow smoking on the premises, this includes weed as well. Please ...

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Aug. 23, 2018

Reasons Your Home Did Not Sell

Jim Sells Where Others Fail

Jim Sells Boston where others fail

There are several reasons why properties languish on the market and take a long time to sell… if ever. Let’s talk about the obvious one – Price.

The biggest mistake a seller makes after they have decided upon a price for their property is believing ...

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July 23, 2018

For Smoker and Tokers

So, you like to smoke.

Thankfully, we can do most anything we like to within the confines of our home. However, if you are smoking cigarettes or joints or even burning harmless incense, you should consider doing one of two things:

1. Don’t smoke inside your house.

Step out onto ...

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May 23, 2018

Summer Security

If you can’t afford a security system or you can’t afford all the equipment you want at first, you can use some fake gadgets as a temporary fix or to bolster your existing security measures. After all, it's better to have fake security system than nothing.

Fake TV device

Fake TV

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